A 19-year-old is behind bars. NOPD officers say Jiren Major pulled out a gun and aimed it at a police officer as they chased him.
According to reports the officers were responding to a call of a man with a gun in the Lower Ninth. Police say when officers arrived Major took off running, and eventually reports show Major turned and pointed a gun at one of the officers.
According to police the officer discharged his weapon, but no one was hit.
19-year-old Major faces multiple charges including aggravated assault on a peace officer.